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VIDEO: Pasek & Paul to Team with Menken on Live-Action ALADDIN; Miranda Confirmed for LITTLE MERMAIDVIDEO: Pasek & Paul to Team with Menken on Live-Action ALADDIN; Miranda Confirmed for LITTLE MERMAID
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2017

At the D23 Expo held over the weekend in Anaheim, CA, famed composer Alan Menken confirmed reports that Tony winner Lin Manuel Miranda will be joining him on Disney's highly anticipated live-action THE LITTLE MERMAID remake. (more...)

BWW TV: Watch Highlights from Glenn Slater's New Musical BEATSVILLE at Asolo RepBWW TV: Watch Highlights from Glenn Slater's New Musical BEATSVILLE at Asolo Rep
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 15, 2017

Dig this: Asolo Rep is presenting the world premiere of BEATSVILLE: The Beatnik Musical, a co-production with Seattle's 5th Avenue Theatre. BEATSVILLE has a book by Glenn Slater, a Grammy winner (Disney's Tangled), and Academy Award (Tangled), Emmy (ABC's Galavant), Golden Globe (Tangled) and three-time Tony Award nominee (School of Rock, Sister Act, The Little Mermaid), and the co-creator of Disney's worldwide smash hit Tangled. Click below to watch highlights from the show, plus click here for stills! (more...)

Scottish Ballet to Bring A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE to The Music CenterScottish Ballet to Bring A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE to The Music Center
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2017

Dance reveals its powerful theatricality as The Music Center, L.A.'s performing arts destination, welcomes Scottish Ballet on May 19 - 21, 2017 as part of the Glorya Kaufman Presents Dance at The Music Center 2016-2017 season. (more...)

THREE DAYS OF RAIN Set to Open in ChicagoTHREE DAYS OF RAIN Set to Open in Chicago
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2017

Perpetual drifter Walker Janeway reappears in New York for the reading of his father's will. He and his sister expect to inherit the famed Janeway House that their father Ned designed with his business partner, Theo. But when the house is left to Theo's son instead, the betrayal leads Walker to unearth a cryptic journal that he believes proves his father is a fraud. The truth of the past, however, is much different than any of them realize. Shifting from present to past, THREE DAYS OF RAIN examines the depth of family secrets and how one event can be seen from many points of view. (more...)

BWW TV: Watch Max Crumm and More Preview BEATSVILLE: THE BEATNIK MUSICAL at Asolo RepBWW TV: Watch Max Crumm and More Preview BEATSVILLE: THE BEATNIK MUSICAL at Asolo Rep
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 17, 2017

Dig this: Asolo Rep will present the world premiere of BEATSVILLE: The Beatnik Musical, a co-production with Seattle's 5th Avenue Theatre. BEATSVILLE has a book by Glenn Slater, a Grammy winner (Disney's Tangled), and Academy Award (Tangled), Emmy (ABC's Galavant), Golden Globe (Tangled) and three-time Tony Award nominee (School of Rock, Sister Act, The Little Mermaid), and the co-creator of Disney's worldwide smash hit Tangled. BroadwayWorld has footage from the show's press preview below! (more...)

Photo Flash: Sneak Peek at Max Crumm and More in BEATSVILLE: THE BEATNIK MUSICAL at Asolo RepPhoto Flash: Sneak Peek at Max Crumm and More in BEATSVILLE: THE BEATNIK MUSICAL at Asolo Rep
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2017

Dig this: Asolo Rep will present the world premiere of BEATSVILLE: The Beatnik Musical, a co-production with Seattle's 5th Avenue Theatre. BEATSVILLE has a book by Glenn Slater, a Grammy winner (Disney's Tangled), and Academy Award (Tangled), Emmy (ABC's Galavant), Golden Globe (Tangled) and three-time Tony Award nominee (School of Rock, Sister Act, The Little Mermaid), and the co-creator of Disney's worldwide smash hit Tangled. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the cast in costume below! (more...)

Transatlantic Sessions to Launch Debut U.S. Tour at MerleFestTransatlantic Sessions to Launch Debut U.S. Tour at MerleFest
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2017

TRANSATLANTIC SESSIONS--the accomplished ensemble composed of the finest Celtic and American musicians led by musical directors Jerry Douglas and Shetland fiddler legend Aly Bain--will launch their debut U.S. tour on Friday, April 28 at MerleFest in Wilkesboro, NC. (more...)

BWW Review: BEATSVILLE: THE BEATNIK MUSICAL at Asolo Repertory TheatreBWW Review: BEATSVILLE: THE BEATNIK MUSICAL at Asolo Repertory Theatre
by Carolan Trbovich - Apr 13, 2017

Bebop Jazz Meets Musical Theatre in Asolo's World Premiere, Beatsville: A Beatnik Musical (more...)

Rubicon Theatre Company and Music2Life to Launch 'MUSIC FOR CHANGING TIMES' FestivalRubicon Theatre Company and Music2Life to Launch 'MUSIC FOR CHANGING TIMES' Festival
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2017

Rubicon Theatre Company, in association with Music2Life, presents a new weeklong series of events in Ventura, California, May 8 - 13, 2017, called MUSIC FOR CHANGING TIMES: LOOKING BACK/MOVING FORWARD. (more...)

Grammy Winner Jill Scott Coming to the Fabulous Fox This SummerGrammy Winner Jill Scott Coming to the Fabulous Fox This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2017

Fox Concerts presents the Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter JILL SCOTT at the Fabulous Fox Theatre on Saturday, July 8 at 8 p.m. (more...)

The Citizens Theatre Returns to Edinburgh International Festival with ORESTEIAThe Citizens Theatre Returns to Edinburgh International Festival with ORESTEIA
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2017

The Citizens Theatre returns to the Edinburgh International Festival with Oresteia: This Restless House, a powerful reimagining of Aeschylus' The Oresteia by Zinnie Harris, directed by Dominic Hill. (more...)

New Jimmy Buffett Film PARROT HEADS Hits #1 on AmazonNew Jimmy Buffett Film PARROT HEADS Hits #1 on Amazon
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2017

PARROT HEADS are undisputedly one of the most loyal and dedicated fan bases in music history. They are the fans of world-renowned recording artist, Jimmy Buffett. The legendary history of how this amazing sub-culture came to be is chronicled in the original feature-length film, "Parrot Heads." (more...)

ONCE Comes to The Playhouse on Rodney Square 3/31ONCE Comes to The Playhouse on Rodney Square 3/31
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2017

ONCE, winner of eight 2012 Tony Awards® including Best Musical and winner of the 2013 Grammy Award for Best Musical Theater Album, will play The Playhouse on Rodney Square for a limited engagement from March 31-April 2, 2017. Tickets for ONCE are available now and can be purchased by calling The Playhouse Box Office at 302.888.0200 or online at ThePlayhouseDE.org. (more...)

Wanna Go to Agrabah? Casting Underway for Live-Action ALADDIN Movie!Wanna Go to Agrabah? Casting Underway for Live-Action ALADDIN Movie!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2017

As BroadwayWorld previously reported, Guy Ritchie will be helming a live-action re-imagining of Disney's Aladdin. The project marks the latest in a string of upcoming live-action reboots of Disney classics, including BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, in theaters March 17th, MARY POPPINS RETURNS, out Christmas Day, 2018, MULAN and THE LION KING. (more...)

That's Fife Festival Programme AnnouncedThat's Fife Festival Programme Announced
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2017

???????That's Fife Festival returns to the Kingdom in April 2017 with an eclectic programme of comedy, theatre, spoken word, magic and family entertainment. (more...)

ONCE to Play South Bend Morris Performing Arts Center 3/3-4ONCE to Play South Bend Morris Performing Arts Center 3/3-4
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2017

Broadway Theatre League is proud to present ONCE, winner of eight Tony Awards® including Best Musical and winner of the 2013 Grammy Award® for Best Musical Theater Album. ONCE will play The Morris Performing Arts Center for a limited engagement from March 3-4, 2017. (more...)

Clod Ensemble's THE RED CHAIR to Play Tron Theatre This MarchClod Ensemble's THE RED CHAIR to Play Tron Theatre This March
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2017

On 3 & 4 March, Tron Theatre is delighted to host The Red Chair, an intimate new show from Clod Ensemble with a dark, original fairy tale at its heart. (more...)

Tony Award Winner ONCE the Musical Returns for Two Shows at the State TheatreTony Award Winner ONCE the Musical Returns for Two Shows at the State Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2017

ONCE, winner of eight 2012 Tony Awards® including Best Musical and winner of the 2013 Grammy Award for Best Musical Theater Album, will play the State Theatre in Easton for two shows on Wednesday, March 29 and Thursday, March 30.   (more...)

Northrop Presents Scottish Ballet  2016//17 Northrop SeasonNorthrop Presents Scottish Ballet 2016//17 Northrop Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2017

Returning to the Northrop stage on April 8, Scottish Ballet will perform Matthew Bourne's Highland Fling-a piece performed exclusively by the Glasgow-based company.  (more...)

Third & Final Extension Announced for THE STRANGE UNDOING OF PRUDENCIA HARTThird & Final Extension Announced for THE STRANGE UNDOING OF PRUDENCIA HART
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2017

The McKittrick Hotel and The National Theatre of Scotland announced today that their critically acclaimed production of The Strange Undoing of Prudencia Hart, a transporting, music-filled folk theater fable, created by writer David Greig and director Wils Wilson, has been extended for a third and final time by popular demand. Originally scheduled to close January 29, 2017, the production will now run through Sunday, April 23rd at The McKittrick Hotel (542 West 27th Street). For tickets and info, please visit www.strangeundoing.com (more...)

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